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Art Petty

Art Petty is an executive and emerging leader coach and a popular leadership and management author, speaker, and workshop presenter. His experience guiding multiple software firms to positions of market leadership comes through in his books, articles, and live and online programs. You can visit Petty’s Management Excellence blog and Leadership Caffeine articles at https://artpetty.com/blog/

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Here are the habits of employees who lead without the title
Here are the habits of employees who lead without the title

Your organization likely has great leaders, doing great work, despite not have the formal authority or title. How can you recogize and elevate these leaders?

Manager, want a high-performance group? Focus on the working environment
Manager, want a high-performance group? Focus on the working environment

The day-to-day working environment affects everything about work, but it's often an area managers overlook or aren't equipped to develop. Read on for advice on how to change that.

The "brilliant jerk" dilemma and why so many managers get it wrong
The "brilliant jerk" dilemma and why so many managers get it wrong

"Brilliant jerks" don't necessarily need to be fired. But leaders can't let them run amok just because they get results.

How to unlock value from your one-on-one sessions
How to unlock value from your one-on-one sessions

One-on-ones can be dynamic paths to growth, not just status updates or something both parties dread. Learn more about unlocking the value of your one-on-ones.

Success at work happens one negotiation at a time
Success at work happens one negotiation at a time

(Almost) everything is a negotiation. Knowing this can help you advance your aims at work -- and you don't need to be a jerk or steam-roll everyone to succeed.

Success as a leader demands strong self-talk
Success as a leader demands strong self-talk

When we get in our own heads, we often go negative, even if we are outwardly positive. The key is to recognize this tendency and actively reset yourself. Learn how.

Help your team talk about topics that block success
Help your team talk about topics that block success

Success depends on what gets talked about -- and what doesn't. This is the perfect space for the leader to step into. Here's how.

Resolve to stop doing these things as a leader
Resolve to stop doing these things as a leader

Leaders are defined by what they do, but also what they choose to stop doing or avoid doing. Here are some bad management practices to stop in 2021.

Fixing the manager class: It starts with top leaders
Fixing the manager class: It starts with top leaders

It's time to quit creating traps for our managers. Read on for how you can coach and empower your managers to be true stewards for their teams.

Leaders: Here's where you should tap the brakes to move faster
Leaders: Here's where you should tap the brakes to move faster

Speed is important, but slowing down can sometimes be the way to get the best ideas out there and the best strategy execution. Beware the "cult of speed."

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